Cabinet approves proposal to accede to Nairobi International Convention on Removal of Wrecks, 2007

November 4th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Nov. 4 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to accede to the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007 and to proceed with the amendments to the Merchant Shipping Act, 1958 which will become necessary, consequent to the accession of the said convention.

The proposed amendments will enable a more purposeful approach towards removal of wrecks and salvage.

These amendments will contain the problems being faced due to increasing number of wrecks, remove discrepancies of existing rules and regulations and bring them in line with developments in international shipping, said an official release. (ANI)

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